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Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-02-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By loco_alto
I could see snow on the hills, but none at my...

I could see snow on the hills, but none at my feet...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 01-01-2005, 03:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,913
Posted By loco_alto
Dornblaser - let someone who is not involved...

Dornblaser -

let someone who is not involved speak up, since you might have reason to question Juro or Dana's motivation.

The chicken (MSN - ISC) definitely came before the egg (FFForum and...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-21-2004, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By loco_alto
Ted Leeson, The Habit of Rivers. Its fiction...

Ted Leeson, The Habit of Rivers.

Its fiction - but more like story telling from what I can gather were real happenings. I have several home waters in common with the author, so the stories help...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-07-2004, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By loco_alto
GUYS thanks for the help and concerns ......

GUYS

thanks for the help and concerns ... but please notice the date of my post - last year. :cool:


So we went to the East Cape, stayed at Rancho Leonero (4 days - awesome - beach front...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-02-2004, 11:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,660
Posted By loco_alto
Russ, in case you are unaware, a pilot effort is...

Russ, in case you are unaware, a pilot effort is underway in Oregon to restore anadromous fish in the Metolius River, above Pelton Dam on the Deschutes.

I consider it pretty short sighted to...
Forum: Our Environment 12-02-2004, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By loco_alto
Flytyer - Can you please summarize how the...

Flytyer -

Can you please summarize how the press release differs from the actual report?

You can bet at 400+ pages that few of us will bother to read the entire thing with great care
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-26-2004, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By loco_alto
Rob - check your PM - Steve oh, this is NOT...

Rob - check your PM - Steve

oh, this is NOT about floss or hooks or any sstupid sstuff like that
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-13-2004, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By loco_alto
Last week (Harker's) we found 11/12 weights were...

Last week (Harker's) we found 11/12 weights were just right for the quarry and really useful when the wind kicked up - which was always.
Forum: For Sale by Owner 09-26-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By loco_alto
Its not gone, as the reserve was not met. ...

Its not gone, as the reserve was not met. Contact the seller and make a deal...
Forum: Art of Casting 09-24-2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,996
Posted By loco_alto
I overline the rod while slowing down the casting...

I overline the rod while slowing down the casting stroke. I fish streamers on my 5 wt using a 6 wt sink tip line
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 09-24-2004, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By loco_alto
The fishing in Ithaca is good for stockers, yes,...

The fishing in Ithaca is good for stockers, yes, but they're stocked at 4" and caught at 28". Lake run atlantics, browns, and Skamania steelhead all within 10 minutes, damn good fishing, and a fine...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 09-22-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By loco_alto
I had a Velocity 4, held onto it for 4 months,...

I had a Velocity 4, held onto it for 4 months, and sold it - now own 4 Ross BG reels. The Lamson never even made it to the water. The highest drag setting seemed weak, the pop-off spool was a major...
Forum: the Rod Rack 09-22-2004, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,582
Posted By loco_alto
update for those consider a rod case purchase...

update for those consider a rod case purchase from REC

I bought two cases, and after spending an additional $28 shipping, the cases arrived with large "REDINGTON" logos emblazoned on the side. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-02-2004, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By loco_alto
I think everyone wants more fish. The discussion...

I think everyone wants more fish. The discussion usually gets interesting when it turns to approaches for accomplishing this goal (think 4H).
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-02-2004, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By loco_alto
yes, hammber, I do want your opinion ... most...

yes, hammber, I do want your opinion ... most especially if it agrees with mine!

Seriously, we can debate some of those issues here, but do know that in any case 1 million words here won't...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-01-2004, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By loco_alto
Comments needed NOW on Oregon Regs - NOW!

help preserve good fishing in Oregon from the dangers of short-sighted harvest impacts

http://www.westfly.com/feature/0409/feature_792.htm
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 08-31-2004, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By loco_alto
Rick - thanks for the lead to Alan's post on...

Rick - thanks for the lead to Alan's post on Dan's page. I've known Alan for years, and its been fun to watch him develop into a full fledged saltwater addict in parallel with my all-encompassing...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 08-26-2004, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By loco_alto
I prefer not to fuss with clips, plus clips catch...

I prefer not to fuss with clips, plus clips catch coq.

I like hard foam, the giant SA box, 8 3/8 x 4.5 x 1 inches. With barbless flies the foam lasts for years and years. Barbed hooks shred...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 08-22-2004, 09:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,689
Posted By loco_alto
Sean, this is terrible, and I hope for a good...

Sean, this is terrible, and I hope for a good resolution. In the meantime, I ask that you post a list of flies and sizes that you regularly fish. I'll help fill the order.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-31-2004, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By loco_alto
I don't know if its "the lightest" but I'd go for...

I don't know if its "the lightest" but I'd go for the Hardy JLH Salmon at 7 3/8 oz. In fact, I own two - one to fish, one to ripen.
Forum: Getting Started 07-19-2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By loco_alto
if you break a custom rod section, then simply...

if you break a custom rod section, then simply ask for the broken section back and you strip off the guides and seat to reuse as needed. You can't reuse the cork. Guides are cheap (unless they're...
Forum: Works for me! 07-08-2004, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By loco_alto
To manually make a small loop, you can push slack...

To manually make a small loop, you can push slack line from the top half of the loop back in from whence it came and pull it the slack via the tag. Make the loop as small as you want and then use...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-07-2004, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By loco_alto
fred - this is a great idea. Too bad my spare is...

fred - this is a great idea. Too bad my spare is hitched underneath the truck facing the ground.
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-03-2004, 02:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,140
Posted By loco_alto
billions and billions of beautiful round stones...

billions and billions of beautiful round stones sorted with same-sized stones at the water's whim
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-02-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By loco_alto
Orvis CFO III, preferably discontinued from last...

Orvis CFO III, preferably discontinued from last year - I got mine for $120
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